Liisa Mills is a Victorian-based mature-age student approaching the end of her Masters in Information Technology through Swinburne University of Technology. A member of the Association since February this year, Liisa intends to put the $500 towards a Business Analysis Fundamentals course in order to gain some hands-on business-ready skills that will enhance her employment…
Cin Muan Khant is a Victorian-based student in the final year of a Bachelor of Computer and Network Engineering degree at RMIT University. A member of the Association since 2013, Cin intends to put the $500 towards CCNA certification to enhance his employment prospects and upgrade his existing technical skills. On the value of the…
Professional Scientists Australia has made a submission to the MRFF consultation for the development of the Australian Medical Research and Innovation Strategy.
Read the submission here.
Professional Scientists Australia has highlighted the need for Innovation and Science Australia to include workforce development in its proposed 10-15 year plan.
Professional Scientists Australia has highlighted the importance of full capitalisation of the MRFF, the current issues around indirect costs and access to ARC funding in its pre-budget submission.
Legislation to establish Innovation and Science Australia (ISA) was tabled in Parliament on 4 May 2016.
Commonwealth Treasurer, the Honourable Scott Morrison MP last night delivered the 2016–2017 Federal Budget. In addition to the $1.1 billion in initiatives outlined in the Government’s National Innovation and Science Agenda, the 2016/17 Budget allocated $1.7 billion for funding of specific projects.
Commonwealth Treasurer, the Honourable Scott Morrison MP confirmed its commitment to the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) with the Fund on track to reach $20 billion by 2020/21 – one year later than estimated in last year’s Budget.
NMMRC funding was maintained in the Budget
Funding for research remains largely unchanged or as already announced in last night’s Budget.